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Subject: Re: [boost] [string_ref] string literal constructor
From: Jonathan Wakely (jwakely.boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-03 17:07:28

On 2 November 2013 10:27, Domagoj Saric wrote:
> On 2.11.2013. 0:42, Michael Marcin wrote:
>> I noticed string_ref doesn't have a constructor for a string literal.
>> Wouldn't this save a call to strlen for a common case?
> You first have to find a compiler that does not already eliminate the strlen
> ;)

Indeed, the strlen call on a string literal can (and should) be
optimised away, so the current constructor should already produce the
optimal result.

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